PRYZHOV I.G. (1829-1885) History of taverns in Russia in connection with the history of the Russian people.

Lot 387
1 2001 800
SPb.; M.: ed. M. O. Wolf, 1868. - [8], 320 p.; 23, 5x16 cm. In the printed ornamented cover. Careful restoration of the cover, stains from moisture, fox stains on the pages. Stamped bookplate of Apostol on the title page, on the back side - the label ‘Antique book trade of V. Klochkov.’ First edition. In the publishing cover of the book is extremely rare! Bibliography: N. B. №243: ‘Just after publication the book was sold by 2 rubles per piece, but now all is sold out and it is rare to find. Price is up to 10 rubles’; Sm- Sok. No. 3885 (ed. 1904); Lesman. No. 1861. Provenance: Apostol Pavel Nikolaevich (Natanovich; 1872-1942) - economist, journalist, historian, bibliophile. He managed to collect a magnificent collection of ‘Rossika’. One of the founders of the ‘Society of friends of Russian books in Paris’. He died in Auschwitz camp, his library was seized by the occupation authorities and shipped to Germany.